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The 38th John Day Christmas Bird Count will be on Saturday, December 15, 2018. We will meet at the Outpost Restaurant no later than 7 am, earlier if you want breakfast. The compilation and monthly bird club meeting will be at the Cecil and Irene Gagnon’s home that evening starting at 5:30 pm…

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Grant Union FFA chapter members played a big role in helping curb hunger in Grant County during the month of October as they participated in Oregon FFA’s Drive Away Hunger initiative.

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JOHN DAY — Just so you know, Gene and I had the first snow in our yard on our 55th anniversary! We also had the first snow on our 53rd and 52nd anniversaries. For all I know, it may happen eve…

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Jerry Franklin was recognized Nov. 15 by Friends of Kam Wah Chung for his continued self-driven contribution to the Kam Wah Chung State Heritage Site, and specifically for coordinating the des…

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JOHN DAY — Monday, Nov. 19, we have closed out our second successful silent auction, with the plan to begin our next one in a few days with some Christmas items! We need to collect for the las…

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Mary Bradley and Carrie Bellinger of Mt. Vernon sent in this photo taken at the Cliffs of Moher while on a vacation through Scotland and Ireland with Bradley’s two oldest daughters. Other high…

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A girl, Lander May Ingram, 6 pounds, 9 ounces, 20 inches in length, was born to Matt and Lindsay Ingram of Spray at Blue Mountain Hospital Wednesday, Oct. 24. She joins 4-year-old brother Brid…

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Deniscia Herzberg and Jake O’Rorke married Nov. 3 at the Heart of Rock Farm in Sherwood. The bride is the daughter of Trevor Herzberg of Columbia City. The groom is the son of Charlie and Jan …

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Darcie Lynn Bremner, 7 pounds, 1 ounce, was born in Lincoln, Nebraska, to Kodi and Audrey Bremner of Lincoln on Nov. 1. Grandparents are John and Terri Burke of Bates and Rich and Deronda Lall…

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A total of 150 people filled the Monument Senior Center on Nov. 11 for a Veterans Day luncheon and special presentation.

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JOHN DAY — November is racing by. On Monday, Nov. 12, Redeemer Lutheran members Betty Holznagel, Buzz and Bobbie Gilmore and Bonnie and Francis Kocis served us at the tables. Betty led us in t…

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Anna and Tom Smith have been busy as elves, spending many hours mixing and rolling out dough and baking parts for 125 gingerbread houses for children.

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On Nov. 17-18, St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church joyfully celebrates 80 years of worship and service in the eyes of God, Almighty Father, by following the saintly life of St. Elizabeth,…

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As any farm family knows, harvest is busy. Not the “let me check my schedule” kind of busy. It’s more like “the entire summer is only double-booked, I am sure we can squeeze a little something…

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Motivational speaker and singer Christopher Duffley brought an inspirational message and music to Prairie City and Dayville students in grades 7-12 and staff members, about 100 in all.

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The Tree of Giving Program lends a helping hand to Grant County families, providing children’s Christmas gifts, and this year the process for families to sign up has changed slightly.

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A girl, Natalia Ava Lundbom, 9 pounds, 6 ounces, was born in Reno, Nevada, to Quinn and Dani Lundbom of Reno. She joins her brother Christian, 13. Grandparents are Vicki Lundbom of John Day, R…

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Grant Union music director Lavana James led the junior and senior bands and combined choir on Oct. 30 in their fall concert titled “Mystery at GU” at the school in John Day.

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Nineteen creative characters have livened up Dayville’s main street this month for the town’s sixth annual scarecrow contest.

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Remember the pine butterfly outbreak that hit Grant County and other parts of the region from 2009 to 2012? In some of the more heavily affected areas, such as south and east of Seneca, the cl…

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This year the Wayne Stewart Scholarship Fund awarded $608,000 to 122 recipients. This is the 12th year the scholarship has been awarded to students for a total of $5,370,000 to date.

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Children and adults enjoyed some spooktacular fun last week at local events, and more activities are scheduled in the area for Halloween evening.

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Gertrude L. McRae Trust Fund scholarship applications are now available for 2018-2019. Applicants must be Grant County high school graduates to qualify, but graduates of high schools in Morrow…

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A birthday celebration for 4-year-old Emmanuella “Wella” Wilson Oct. 14 included a small gathering of grateful family members.

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The Blue Mountain Healthcare Foundation raised more than $23,000 at its annual dinner and auction at the John Day Elks Lodge on Oct. 20, foundation director Jena Knowles said.

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Gallery 15 in Burns will hold a reception for its newest member and featured artist, MaryLou Wampler of Prairie City, from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27. Refreshments will be served.

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Weighing less than 2 pounds when he was born, Christopher Duffley, who is also blind, didn’t speak in full sentences until he was in first grade.

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Over the last 25 years Operation Christmas Child has delivered millions of shoeboxes filled with gifts and necessities to desperately needy children.

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For the second time in nine months, 911 dispatcher Savannah Lovell was recognized by the city of John Day for her professional handling of an emergency call to the John Day Emergency Communica…